Corbyn targets SNP-held seats with pledge to halt cuts
Friday 25th Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
THE Scottish National Party was accused of “lying to the electorate” yesterday after it said Labour was backing Tory Brexit plans.
Holyrood’s Europe committee convener Joan McAlpine MSP said Jeremy Corbyn and Kezia Dugdale’s claim to be “on the side of...
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
by John Beattie
Saturday 19th Aug 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
TSSA calls on SNP not to scrap transport police after terrorists threaten attack
Friday 18th Aug 2017
TENS of thousands of disabled Scots will be forced to go through “cruel” Tory assessments because the SNP delayed the transfer of social security powers to Holyrood, according to new data from Scottish Labour yesterday.
The party’s figures show that nearly 130,000...
Tuesday 1st Aug 2017
posted by Zoe Streatfield in Britain
LABOUR has accused the SNP of mismanaging the NHS after it was revealed that hundreds of thousands of hospital beds have been lost due to delayed discharges.
According to NHS figures, there have been 206,537 bed days lost since January due to delayed discharges, despite Scottish Health...
Friday 21st Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SCOTTISH Labour accused the SNP yesterday of passing Tory austerity on to the poorest communities after revealing that the Scottish government has tripled cuts to local authority funding.
Research by the independent Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) shows local government...
Saturday 1st Jul 2017
TRANSPORT workers could walk out over Scottish government plans to merge the British Transport Police (BTP) with Police Scotland, TSSA conference heard yesterday.
General secretary Manuel Cortes accused the SNP of endangering passenger safety if its plan comes to...
Tuesday 27th Jun 2017
SCOTLAND’S railways are at greater risk of terrorist attack under SNP plans to break up the British Transport Police (BTP), rail workers warned yesterday.
Transport union TSSA has launched a petition against plans to absorb all BTP officers north of the border into Police...
Tuesday 20th Jun 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
The SNP is more right-wing than many might think – this needs to be taken into account amid any talk of a ‘progressive alliance,’ writes STEPHEN LOW